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First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.

Learn more: www.firstthings.com/learnmore

    The Child Psychology of Lockdowns - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8.6.20)

    The Child Psychology of Lockdowns - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8.6.20)

    Psychiatrist Mark McDonald joins contributing editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss how the school closures are affecting kids’ mental health.

    • 33 min
    The End of the Blaine Amendments? - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8.3.20)

    The End of the Blaine Amendments? - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (8.3.20)

    Peter Stravinskas joins contributing editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss school choice and the Supreme Court’s decision in “Espinoza v. Montana.”

    • 31 min
    Catholic Schools After COVID-19 - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.30.20)

    Catholic Schools After COVID-19 - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.30.20)

    The economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic have forced a number of Catholic schools in the United States to close. Nora Kenney joins contributing editor Mark Bauerlein to discuss.

    • 28 min
    Climate Change Anxiety - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.27.20)

    Climate Change Anxiety - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.27.20)

    On this episode, Bjorn Lomborg discusses his new book, “False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet.”

    • 33 min
    Presidential Self-Restraint - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.23.20)

    Presidential Self-Restraint - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.23.20)

    Contributing editor Mark Bauerlein is joined by Justin Garrison and Ryan Holston, the editors of “The Historical Mind: Humanistic Renewal in a Post-Constitutional Age.”

    • 34 min
    Protest of the Elites - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.20.20)

    Protest of the Elites - Conversations with Mark Bauerlein (7.20.20)

    Sumantra Maitra explains why elites are leading the current wave of iconoclastic protests in the U.S. and U.K.

    • 32 min

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Great Podcast about Howard Zinn and his idiocy. I am going to get the book. He was a pathetic ideologue who didn't mind people dying for 'his' cause. Thank you Mary Grabar for the book.

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